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Finance Systems Management (FSM) is a division of the University Controller responsible for the management of the Banner Finance Accounting System at the University of New Mexico.

FSM is responsible for the Finance module which includes:
  • Banner Upgrades.
  • Coordination with IT Business Affairs Technical Support team for testing and implementation of Banner defect resolutions.
  • Finance communications and user support resources.
  • Month-End system scheduling, processing and integrity.
  • Project Leadership and committee participation for Finance and University ERP initiatives.
  • Transaction process codes and postings.
  • Security access to the Finance systems and components.
  • Year-End system scheduling, processing and integrity.
FSM is responsible for the University Chart of Accounts which includes:
  • Coordinate the approval and processing of new account code requests.
  • Create and maintain chart of account elements: index, fund, organization, program, activity.
  • Maintain Finance organization code hierarchy for financial reporting purposes.
FSM supports core accounting and other administrative offices in the following areas:
  • Accounting data analysis.
  • Batch journal voucher transaction loads
  • Electronic approval queues
  • Transaction feeds to Finance from other modules, including Accounts Receivable, Budget, HR-Payroll, and Research Accounting.
FSM also supports the Finance reporting database, Operational Data Store (ODS), as follows:
  • Develop and deliver standard end-user reports
  • Maintain the ODS refresh processes for Finance and Labor/Benefits data.
FSM-Network Support Area:
  • Provides workstation and network support to Financial Services Departments.
  • Provides file and printing services to other University administrative departments.
  • Provides advice and support to UNM departments who have a Novell server on the UNM Tree.